Archive for the WISE homes and buildings program Category

Energy Efficiency Incentives 2012 for central NC

Dear Ms. Green, Are there any tax incentives or rebates this year for increasing my home’s energy efficiency? What about financing? I really want 2012 to be the year I get an energy audit and follow up with weatherization, but I want to take advantage of whatever deals are out there. Chilly in Chapel Hill […]

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Feelin’ hot hot hot! Need new air conditioner? Need new windows? NOPE!

This little piggy is HOT! So hot! Is it because he needs a new air conditioner or heat pump? Is it because he needs new windows? Is it that he just needs to suck it up and suffer? Nope. Probably not. Piggy is HOT because he lives in a leaky, poorly insulated and poorly sealed […]

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Carrboro Wise Program

Hey – Carrboro people! Your attention, please! Thanks to the town of Carrboro and the BetterBuildings program, the Carrboro WISE Buildings program has now expanded to include residential properties! Yahoo for Carrboro homeowners! And it’s a pretty good deal, too: $150 subsidy for professional energy audits and possible inclusion in a $425 subsidy towards air-sealing […]

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HomeStar (the energy efficiency/weatherization/home improvement national program) isn’t dead yet!

The White House blogged yesterday that Home Star, the energy efficiency/residential retrofit/weatherization/home improvement program where homeowners can get rebates for energy efficiency improvements, is still being promoted by the White House. Here at Home Performance NC (and dare I say, in many of the homes/offices of people doing our kind of work) we kind of […]

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